Bruno Gunn has featured in several TV shows, and normally appears in tough action roles or as members of authority.
He most recently appeared in Bad Teacher, and has also starred in episodes of The Office, Prison Break, Oz and Sons of Anarchy among others.
Brutus is a skilled male tribute from District 2 from the 75th Hunger Games. He had also been crowned the victor of a previous Games.
Gunn will join the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the upcoming sequel, which is the second adaptation based on Suzanne Collins's series of novels.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Jenna Malone, Meta Golding, Amanda Plummer and Patrick St Esprit have also signed up for roles.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be released on November 22, 2013.
Watch the cast of The Hunger Games talk to Digital Spy below: